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ballot issues here in california. voters here said yes to governor brown's tax plan. prop 30 will raise the sales tax by 1/4% for four years. also, income taxes on the wealthy for the next seven years. >>> measure d was easily passed down in san jose. that means the minimum wage there will be increased from $8 to $10 an hour. >> in richmond, voters rejected measure n that was the proposed tax on sugary drinks. opponents outspent supporters by a 40-1 margin. and apparently, it work. you can find complete election results on our website, cbssf.com. >>> got your traffic and weather, though, you have to wait a minute for that. we'll be right back. ,,,,,, >>> good morning. unfortunately, it is still a mess heading into and out of the caldecott tunnel in the aftermath of a multi-vehicle crash on the eastbound lanes of 24 which is there approaching wilder. one lane still remains blocked. it is a mess right now heading out of oakland. we're seeing traffic still at a standstill through the caldecott tunnel. and unfortunately, westbound 24 in the commute direction is also really heavy right now h
into rivers very quickly, toga, cali to california bigdents up and down the coast. experts say the rain that fell thealifornia on wednesday is just a small taste of what's to dome. ext first in a triple threat of ftorms that's already caused ower outages in saratoga, california, downing trees and reporter:ng to a big rig accident in sacramento. a jet stream that starts near tory ineapple growing territory a the hawaiian islands. some call it a rain train with a fina final and potentially >> devastating destination in the western u.s. >> it can cause a lot of damage. a warm sto warm storm that brings a lot of it.er along with it. tut on top of that, it could highernow to the higher elevations, but it will turn aroundand it will melt that snow right away and, in turn, that will turn into additional flooding. ding.porter: previous pineapple pineappleorms brought as many s 14" of rain. m couldters say this system fould bring as much as 12" of ns n to the coastal mountains, increasing the threat of fldespread floods. coneporter: there's a big concern for people living in last that were burne
and down the west coast are keeping a close eye on a triple threat of storms. northern california is getting drenched this morning. and forecasters say even worse weather is yet to come. carter evans is in soggy sacramento. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. right now much of northern california is under a flood warning. this is the second of three major storms to hit the area. and already overnight here in sacramento, we've seen up to 2 1/2" of rainfall. this is the storm northern california has been bracing for. forecasters say this downpour has the potential for widespread damage. >> friday is going to be bad. sunday is going to be even worse. >> reporter: here is why californians are worried. it's not a single storm but a one, two, three punch. increasing the danger for atmospheric river that can stretch for thousands of miles. in this case, the river is feeding additional rainfall to the storms, making them even stronger as they hit the coast. when all is said and done parts of california could get up to 15" of rain. >> how much water are we actually talking about? >> i
. california voters face a tough choice at the poll today. raise taxes or get hit with massive budget cuts. it's an issue that would have nationwide ramifications. but first, here's a look at what's happening in the world and what we have been covering here on "cbs this morning." >> after all the rallies, after the millions of dollars of ads, it all comes down to you. >> this is the day when voters choose the next president of the united states. >> early voting has really been key to the obama campaign strategy. they are leading in the early vote in almost every battleground state. >> one day away from a fresh start. one day away from the first day of a new beginning. >> i talked to a top campaign ad last night. he said romney was confident and that they're feeling good. >> the election may be already over, actually, and we don't know it. >> it's going to be a narrow race. we're even or ahead in nearly every one of these battleground states. >> you know the governor like i do, he's not someone to sit around until the job is done. >> the nor'easter is sure to make life harder for sandy's victim
. >>> and today is the second day of a strike against raley's grocery stores in northern california and nevada. the walkout began after contract talks broke off early yesterday. the issues are medical benefits, elimination of premium pay for working on sundays, and proposed pay freeze. they will be out on the picket lines today. >>> got your traffic and weather and a weather forecast i think you're going to love right after the break. ,,,,,,,,,, >>> good morning. let's get a check of the east bay. northbound able to eight backup past the oakland coliseum on 880. an earlier crash, 34 minutes between 238 and the maze. northbound 880 approaching bird accident blocking a lane. so these are your drive times for the south bay. 101, 280 and the guadalupe parkway, all in the red. quick look at the san mateo bridge. they just cleared an accident before the toll plaza. and a little slow and go heading out on westbound 92 towards the high-rise. that's traffic. for your forecast, here's lawrence. >> a lot of sunshine around the bay area now. what a day it's going to be likely going to see a lot of record
into this? we'll visit the california >>> on election day some voters in los angeles will have to choose between two long time congressmen. as john blackstone reports their campaign is one of the most bitter and expensive in the country even though the candidates have a lot in common. >> reporter: as the election closes in brad sherman and howard berman know its time to close the deal with voters. from their names to their receding hair lines they appear so similar voters may have a hard time telling them apart. >> they have rhyming names, they are both jewish. >> reporter: jonah lowenfeld writes for the jewish journal. >> they are both liberal and their voting records are similar. >> reporter: they are both lawyers. ucla alums, family man, but above all they are both democrats. battling against each other by california's new top two primary system and redistricting. >> after redistricting wasn't there some way you guys could work this out? >> we each had a great idea what the other guy should do but the other guy didn't listen. >> the 30th congressional district isn't big enough for bot
in california a high end bulk wine business. you can buy wine from some of the best wine rice. and why guys sell wine depends. some sell because hey i got ek sees or a component that fit into this. i buy it. i bottle it and ship it. low overhead company. i can usually chop the price in half. >> you've been called the robin hood of wine. do you like that title? >> that suggests i'm stealing from the rich. that's not the way it really runs. guys love to sell wine to me. i provide a service and make the business more efficient. sure you can call me the robin hood of wine and we do give people fantastic value. so from that perspective -- >> you're okay with the purists or they are okay with you? >> yeah. absolutely. guys value what we do. like i said we add a service, and if you've got, you know, you've got a high end brand you're selling wine for $100 a bottle and you got excess wine and want to maintain your price point you can't shove 5,000 more cases of that into the market it doesn't work. what you do you'll declassify it and sell it off to a guy like me. >> i'm not sure t
party on the university of southern california campus. four people were wounded and two people have been detained. officials shut down the campus and urged students to stay indoo indoors. hours later they gave the all clear. >>> philadelphia enquirer reports jerry sandusky has been transferred to the maximum security prison that houses most of pennsylvania's death row inmates. former penn state football coach is serving a 30-year sentence for child molestation. >>> major step toward personalized medicine. researchers say they have >>> if you are just getting up we have some cloudy skies, the rain continues to fall in parts of the bay area. as you head toward the south bay, it is very gloomy early on. the showers continuing in that direction. hi-def doppler is picking up the rainfall this morning. it is shifted further to the south early on. but i think as we head toward the afternoon things will taper off. still seeing good cells towards san jose and along 85 and 101. watch out for very slick roads. temperatures by the afternoon in the 60s and 70s. dry weather for the weekend. >>> >> ann
for a white van that was seen in the neighborhood. >>> l.a. times reports four california men are being held in an alleged terror plot. officials say the men arranged to join al qaeda and the taliban when they allegedly planned to use explosives to kill americans in afghanistan. >>> mcafee says he is still in belize but will not say where and denies he is mentally unstable. police consider him a person of interest in the murder. >>> government health panel is recommending hiv testing for all americans age 15 to 65. an estimated 200,000 people in the u.s. are infected with hiv and don't realize it. >>> we are starting out with light showers around the bay area out the door today. grab that umbrella. you may just need it. it's got a lot of clouds making their way onshore outside. couple of breaks there in the skies, but still plenty of clouds to come throughout the day today. in fact, toward the afternoon, chance. >> reporter: rain is on the increase. hi-def doppler showing some of those light showers. further to the south, more rain expected cold front arriving
cubicle in haiti begins in january of 2010. penn was in california newly divorced from his wife and uncertain what he would next. >> it was an accident in timing in many ways. i turned on the news. >> disaster in haiti. >> there were reports that more than 300,000 were dead. thousands more injured. doctors were operating without pain medications. >> it was what we all referred to as civil war medicine. here's an aspirin and now i'll cut your arm off with a hacksaw. that was happening. >> penn says he could not turn away. his own son recently recovered from a skateboarding accident that was life threatening. penn said he remembered how much morphine had helped his son. >> something just clicked. in the earthquake, amputations on children and others with no pain medication. and the joke i've always made is an actor in hollywood knows where to find narcotics. >> days later with the help of well connected friends penn was in haiti with pharmaceuticals and medical personnel creating the haitian relief organization he calls j/p hro. >> it was a full time investment for your. >> yes.
california. that's expected to slide our way throughout the day today. so the temperatures running in the 50s and low 60s for highs today. staying cool next few days unsettled and possibly a little bit wet. drying out over the weekend. but we could see some more showers return on tuesday. unwatering flooding tunnel at the tip of lower manhattan. it's a massive job. jeff, good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you. the brooklyn battery tunnel is one of the most historic stretches in america. opened in 1950 it has never seen anything like this. this is what it looks like when 60 million gallons of water goes where it doesn't belong. sandy's surge flooded two miles of the brooklyn battery, the longest continuous traffic tunnel in north america, typically responsible for 45,000 vehicles a day since last monday it has handled none. to see how it's getting fixed we board a boat for governor's island off of manhattan's southern tip as the coast guard, army corps of engineers and new york transit workers fought through another storm, this week's nor'easter. >>
killed in holiday weekend traffic here in california. they died in a head on crash in the sierra foothills in placer placerville. chp says nearly 2/3 of the death investigated were people not wearing their seat their seat belts. >>> and a pilot in novato and his passenger are okay. they clipped a fence and turned over in an emergency landing. both should be okay. >>> got your traffic and a foggy weather day coming your way right after the break. stay right there. >>> good morning. well, the big story with our morning drive is all the fog that's out there. very thick. chp issued a dense fog advisory. and traffic is moderately heavy right now across the span of the golden gate bridge. a look at southbound 101 101 coming into san francisco. metering lights on. that is traffic for your 5-day forecast. here's brian. >> we have a lot of fog out there. numbers in the 40s to low 50s. we'll go sunny later today. numbers will be in the mid-60s. 62 in san francisco. extended forecast, things get wet starting on wednesday. >>> well black friday crowds
to a ruthless new york city gang leader to a california oil baron. >> i'm better at digging holes in the ground than making speeches. >> i began to hear a voice that as i grew closer to the man, seemed to give me the full expression of his character. >> with lincoln, that express is winning over movie goers, far more demanding than film critics. historians -- >> which wish we could hear him. i think this is as close as we'll come. >> reporter: for "cbs this morning," seth doane, new york. >> a wonderful piece. and secondly i can never get enough lincoln. >> i know. i know. now everybody wants to read the book and see the movie. daniel day lewis, charlie, it makes the hairs on the back of your neck stand up, especially when you see he's from another country. the movie is based in part on the best-selling book "team and rivals: the political genius of abraham lincoln" published by simon and schuster which is owned by cbs. the author is doris kearns goodwin. she'll join us on monday for a google plus hangout. she'll discuss the book her consulting for the
, california. you talk about a place called h2. >> another new hotel started by the same group that runs a five star hotel. their rates under $200 a night. they are leading the scene with their eco-friendly approach. they are gold leaf certified. there's a bike sharing program. also a filtered water bar. >> what is that? what does eco friendly mean? >> in a hotel you're looking at basically gold leaf certified standard and things like the water bar. you can fill up on site. >> lots of recycling programs. >> vermont is a beautiful place to visit. you have a hotel there. >> this is a great find actually. what we love here, if you're looking for a luxury farm stay hard to beat this one. rates start at $155 a night. we talked a lot in the country as farm to table is the new vogue. this is farm though tell. set on 1400 acre farm which is cool and leading to sustainable practices. you can learn how to make butter and even go looking for mushrooms. >> you can go make butter? >> yes. >> butter and bacon makes everything good. >> how do you determine hotel trends? what your looking for? >> we reviewed 1
was in town for an appearance at oracle arena tomorrow. >>> california may soon have a budget surplus. the legislative budget analyst says the deficit will be about $1.9 billion this fiscal year and we could see a surplus by 2014. more revenue will come from the prop 30 tax hike, which voters approved last week. stay with us, traffic and weather coming right up. ,, ,,,,,,,, >>> good morning. we're following a couple of different incidents including two separate accidents, one eastbound lanes of 92 approaching ralston. you can see it's pretty slow across the stretch. also along the peninsula northbound 101 right before san tomas expressway. one lane is blocked. and we're seeing a long line of red traffic sensors just behind that accident. else where, here's a look at the nimitz, this is a problem since about 7:30 this morning. it's been jammed up. we had one earlier crash actually in the opposite direction southbound 880 approaching embarcadero. but it's the northbound lanes, it's stop and go from hayward to downtown oakland. similar story for the milpitas ride. you can see just a few
their jobs including those from several plants in northern california. >>> a 14-year-old boy is charged with a violent kidnapping and assault in vallejo. the 65-year-old victim was taken at gunpoint from a shopping area last night. she was assaulted and bound and left unconscious in a ditch. police say the suspect tried to get ransom money from the victim's family. >>> birthday dinner in san francisco led to the arrest of a man wanted for violent crimes in oakland. an off-duty oakland police officer was in a steakhouse on van ness when he saw the suspected gang leader walk in. the officer called oakland police, and they worked with san francisco police to arrest the man as he left the restaurant. traffic and weather coming up. ,,,,,,,,,, >>> good morning. the backup at the bay bridge, after several fender-benders and the ripple effect it's had on the commute throughout the east bay, it's still really jammed up this morning if you are heading through the pay gates to the bay bridge down the eastshore freeway. 66 minutes from the carquinez bridge to the maze. this is what it's doing to th
vote you would have mitt romney campaigning in orange county, california, barack obama going to austin, texas at least it would be more -- they would be going more parts of the country. >> nicely done. thank you. >> thank you gayle. norah, thank you for joining us from washington. we look forward to seeing you back here. that does it for us. up next is your local news. we will see you tomorrow on cbs "this morning." more political news and we continue to follow the fallout from hurricane sandy. see you tomorrow.
in and help. it was a teaching moment for him and his listeners. >> reporter: california's morning drive sensation. >> now new music here's pat and kim, let's go. opposite the dee jay kevin rider and gene bean baxter are well-known for their alternative music as well as for their on air antics. >> if you go see that movie and realize there's no vampires. >> reporter: no wonder commuters slammed on their brakes this month when dean surprised serious. >> decided to help a friend out by donating a kidney. >> reporter: donating a kidney? even kevin was shocked. >> what he's doing is more than what i would do. >> reporter: in the days that followed his generosity became the source of endless jokes. >> this kidney should go in the hall of fame. hall of fame for famous kidneys. >> i'm trying to do my part. >> reporter: it was all about this man, the station's chief engineer. who had been limping along in dialysis for years but never told a soul. >> didn't want anybody to think i was less capable than anybody else at work. >> moving kind of slow didn't look that great and i tho
to a gang leader to a california oil baron. he said finding the voice is always a vital part of his process. >> i'm better digging holes in the ground than making speeches. >> i began to hear a voice that as i grew closer to the man, seemed to give me the full expression of his character. >> reporter: with lincoln that expression is winning over movie goers. far more demanding than film critics. >> we wish we could hear him and this is about as close as we'll ever come. >> reporter: for cbs "this morning," seth doane, new york. >> wonderful piece. and secondly i can never get enough lincoln dmip. now everybody wants to read the book and see the movie. daniel day-lewis, it makes the hairs on the back of your neck stand up whips see he's from another country. extraordinary. extraordinary movie. the movie is based in part based on the book "team of rivals." it's published busy monday and shuster which is a division of cbs and our featured book for cbs "this morning" read. the author is doris kearns goodwin. she will join us on the web this monday. she will discuss the book, her consulting for
to help and they expect to suck out about 10 million gallons of water. from california, 70 power trucks are being air lifted here to help restore power. but the bottom line, charlie, is the more -- the quicker the power is restored, the sooner congestion will be reduced. charlie, norah? >> jim axle rodriguez, thank you. >>> the cia is fighting back against charges it did not respond to the attack on the american consulate in benghazi, libya. senior intelligence officials say 25 minutes after the first call for help, cia operatives were on their way to rescue the consulate staff. ambassador christopher stevens and three other americans were killed in the assault. sharyl attkisson shows new documents. a libyan police officer was shown taking photos before the attack. >>> the jobs report is due out this morning. it could have an impact on the presidential race. wall street expects to see positive numbers. rebecca jarvis is here with a preview. good morning. >> good morning to you. if analysts are on target with their estimates later this morning, we will learn that last month the economy a
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